General Electric Lead Controls Design and Field Engineer in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

About Us:

GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

GE Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital power plant, the world’s largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:

The Lead Controls Design and Field Engineer is a key member of our field service team and is responsible for a variety of billable tasks ranging from design engineer, project management, and field engineering on a variety of Controls and Automation systems across a wide range of industries.

Essential Responsibilities:

As the Lead Controls Design and Field Engineer, you will:

  • Utilize a variety of skills to design HMI Power Management Systems, complex networks, emergency power systems, including emergency power generation. These systems are sold in a variety of ways including systems with Monitoring, Control, Power Analytics, and Energy Tracking

  • Create elementary diagrams for PLC control systems and network topology for a variety of markets such as Industrial (Steel, Paper, Chemical), Commercial, Healthcare and Data Centers

  • Plan, prepare and/or instruct both internal and external resources on envisage startups

  • Plan, organize, lead and execute multiple small and large projects involving internal / external labor and procurement of material

  • Demonstrate thorough understanding of customer and supplier contractual commitments ensuring projects are delivered in a safe manner and that our customer and business commitments are met or exceeded

  • Act as focal point for change orders

  • Ensure that work is completed in a timely manner and on budget

  • Utilize a variety of equipment to start-up, commission and repair GE and other Control and Automation equipment and software

  • Plan, prepare and/or instruct both internal and external resources on control and automation start-up and maintenance outages

  • Work cross functionally with the Commercial team identifying and quoting new opportunities

  • Assist in the development of job cost estimates and attend critical customer meetings, as needed, to review proposals

  • Actively participate in EHS and develop a thorough understanding of GE’s EHS Policies and Procedures

  • Conduct work activities in a compliant manner adhering to the highest level of personal safety

  • Develop and expand technical knowledge and expertise

  • Actively participate in key industry organizations (AIST, IEEE, TAPPI, etc.) and or have thorough understanding of critical industry standards

  • Utilize internal systems to complete all administrative duties in a timely manner, such as, but not limited to: scheduling, time sheets, expense processing, fleet reporting, purchase order creation and processing, etc.

  • Attend and participate in key team meetings

  • Complete all site safety reports, technical report and field service reports in a timely manner

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a field service or maintenance position

  • Minimum of 5 years in an engineering design environment

Eligibility Requirement:

  • Ability and willingness to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license

  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 50% of the time

Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience in engineering of Power Management Software

  • Emergency Power System knowledge included metering and emergency Power generation systems

  • Experience with PLCs including Rx3i Programmable Logic Controllers, Rx7i Programmable Logic Controllers, and Redundant and non-redundant systems

  • Experience in multiple operating systems including Microsoft Windows Server 2003, 2008 & 2012

  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server

  • Complex Networking with managed Ethernet Switches

  • Experience working in a fast paced environment with excellent organizational skills, ability to multi-task and meet key deadlines

  • Ability to work independently but also work within team

  • Effective oral and communication skills

  • Strong PC Skills – Specifically MS Office Suite: MS Outlook, MS Excel, MS Word, and MS Power Point

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Locations: United States; Indiana, Pennsylvania; Pittsburgh, other locations may be considered

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.